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Garbage Collectors Share the Craziest Things They’ve Found in the Trash

Some of the items include ashes of the deceased, famous cartoon drafts and cash.

Waste and recycling collection workers have an interesting job. While collecting materials during their routes, they often find items that are a little out of the ordinary.

In a recent roundup article by Reader’s Digest, collection workers share 14 of the oddest things they’ve found in the trash, such as ashes of the deceased, famous cartoon drawings and cash.

Reader’s Digest has more:

As the saying goes, "One man's trash is another man's treasure." Check to see which insane garbage can finds make your trash or treasure lists.

“One time we found a guy's ashes in one of the standard plastic tubs funeral homes usually give out. His information was still on the side. Our management contacted his family using the information that was written on the side of his plastic tub. But the family said they threw the poor man out on purpose.” Think dumping your loved one's ashes in the trash is nuts? Check out these 10 crazy things people have actually shipped in the mail.

Read the full story here.

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